Category Archives: Local News

02 Nov
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Because we care

When visiting a local authorities care home for children and young adults, we were informed that a relationship with Fort Amherst had been lost. Previously, the young people from this home had been allowed free access to displays / events ...

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29 Oct
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Conservancy Building

Hot off the press! Another plan is coming together nicely. The Conservancy Building, next door to the Guildhall Museum, has been sold by the council to Nucleus Arts for £590,000 and will be used for Art, so will remain available ...

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23 Oct
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Flytippers fined

Cllr Williams and I drive all around Strood Rural ward on a frequent basis and any flytipping we discover we report immediately to get it cleared. Only yesterday I reported a dumped fridge freezer in Dillywood Lane which will be ...

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19 Oct
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Cllr Tranter’s Rochester Update 21-10-2018

Only a quick update today – more to follow soon on other topics! Medway Community Safety Van This will be in attendance on Thursday 18th October in Rochester High St 10am to 3pm. They will have their large van and ...

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13 Oct
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Out in Hoo Today

Excellent response on the door step this morning as members of the Peninsula Action Team visited residents in Hoo. The team then went on to attend the open door meeting held in Hoo St. Werburgh Parish Church.

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12 Oct
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Your invitation to consultation – The Lower Thames Crossing

Residents across North Kent are being invited to send in their views on the Lower Thames Crossing between Gravesend and Strood, and Essex. Below is an email from Tim Jones, the Project Director at Highways England on 10th October 2018. ...

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03 Sep
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Garden Competition Winners

Ann and Derek triumphed in this year’s Medway’s Blossom Garden Competition and were declared the proud winners of this year’s Competition. Ann and Derek Holden from Wainscott, revealed, that their approach of ‘teamwork at its best, was behind their success. ...

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04 Aug
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Residents in Ladyclose Avenue, Cliffe Woods.

When Cllrs. Gary Etheridge and John Williams were contacted by residents of Ladyclose Avenue, they immediately arranged to meet to see and understand the problem for themselves. It transpired for those residents who required access to the footpath on the ...

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31 Jul
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Why don’t we just pick up litter?

We threaten litter louts with fines and demand councils install extra bins and clean the streets more often. But what if, instead, every person who saw a discarded crisp bag, can or cigarette packet just picked it up? Would that ...

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30 Jun
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Armed Forces day 2018

Cllrs. Gary Etheridge and John Williams felt extremely proud and privileged to have the honor to represent residents of Strood Rural at Medway’s Armed Forces Day, which was presented by Medway Council in conjunction with the Royal School of Military ...

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